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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2GZ_briar-patch_Trenton-NJ.html
1952-1983 "Oldest known black bear to live in captivity" Nothing is lost that leaves a memory
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2GS_third-ward-civic-association_Trenton-NJ.html
This monument and plaque was erected by the citizens of the Third Ward in memory of those who served in World War 2 and for those who made the supreme sacrifice John J, McGlone, Sr.President Sam BrodnerVice-President John L. CarrollManager
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2G2_mercer-cemetery-at-trenton_Trenton-NJ.html
(On the Left Side)Organized 1842Restored 1992 (On the Right Side)Within these walls rest statesmen, polticians, soldiers and plain citizens of 19th century Trenton. Mercer Cemetery itself is a monument to their contributions to the life of this…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2G1_william-potts-sherman_Trenton-NJ.html
Born 1807, in Trenton.He was the editor of the New Jersey State Gazette early in his career. Later a member and president of the Common Council, he served the short term as mayor of Trenton - April 6 to 9, 1855 - filling the vacated seat of Willia…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2FI_the-penitentiary-house_Trenton-NJ.html
Labour, Silence, PenitenceThe Penitentiary HouseErected by Legislative AuthorityRichard Howell, GovernorIn the XXII Year of Amern IndependenceMDCCXCVIIThat those who are feared for their crimesMay learn to fear the laws and be useful"Hic Labor hoc…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2EB_kelsey-building_Trenton-NJ.html
(On the right side of front door)This building was erected byHenry Cooper Kelseyas a tributeto the memory of his wifePrudence Townsend Kelseyand for the use ofthe students of arts and craftsof the City of Trenton A.D. 1910 ((On the left side…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2EA_residence-of-john-a-roebling_Trenton-NJ.html
A Bicentennial commemorative siterecognizing America's200th year of liberty Residence, built in 1855,of John A. RoeblingAmerican developer of wire rope and the suspension bridge. Occupied by his family until after his death in 1869. Thereafter …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2E9_william-young_Trenton-NJ.html
Born Dec. 5, 1801, in Longnor, Staffordshire, England.He emigrated to the United States in 1842, but remained only for a short time before returning to his native England, where he started a pottery. When it failed to produce a profit by 1848, he …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2E8_ira-wells-wood_Trenton-NJ.html
Born June 19, 1856, in Wilkes-Barre, Pa.He graduated third in the class of 1877 at Princeton University.He served on the Trenton Board of Education (1894-1896); Trenton Common Council (1896-1900); Trenton Board of Trade (1896-1900); New Jersey Sta…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2E7_capt-james-olden-paxson_Trenton-NJ.html
Born 1835 in Trenton.He was the son of Stacy A. Paxson, a former New Jersey state treasurer. At the outbreak of the Civil War he joined Company D, 48th New York Infantry Volunteers (Die-No-Mores), which was made up of men from Trenton, and was com…
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